The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their one-of-a-kind family show back to the United Kingdom in April 2015 for a spectacular nine-game tour.
The Globetrotters will face a great challenge, as the infamous Washington Generals are more determined than ever to match the franchise’s historic last victory over the Globetrotters nearly a half century ago. It has been five years since the Globetrotters and Generals have faced off, as the Generals have been searching far and wide for the best players to retool their roster and have been preparing for one thing: victory over the Globetrotters.
The Harlem Globetrotters® will celebrate their 89th consecutive year in 2015, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and unique family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S.
Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans-among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents-over more than eight thrilling decades.
The UK tour begins in April next year taking in London, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Glasgow and Sheffield. Tickets go on-sale 9am on Friday 10th October priced from £15 upwards regionally and from £17 upwards in London (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk